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9781781555859

Fairey Battle

A Reassessment of its RAF Career Author: Baughen, Greg Code: 48649 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Fairey Battle is best known for being one of the worst aircraft ever to serve in the Royal Air Force. On operations, it suffered the highest loss rate of any plane in the RAF's history, and the missions flown by its brave crews became a byword for hopelessness and futility. Born out of muddled thinking, condemned before it even reached the ......
9781781555842

Time Flies

Reflections of a Fighter Pilot Author: Hamilton, David Code: 48648 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Time Flies: Reflections of a Fighter Pilot' retells the exploits of David Hamilton's thirty years of service in the Royal Air Force. He had a wide and varied career; flying Lightnings to defend UK airspace, operating from HMS Ark Royal in F-4 Phantoms, and defending the Inner German Border from RAF Wildenwrath. In the UK MoD he was a staff officer ......
9781781555910

Night Hawk

Flight Lieutenant Karl Kuttelwascher DFC and Bar, the Raf's GreatestNight Intruder Ace Author: Darlington, Roger Code: 49076 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 05/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Karel Kuttelwascher may have had a German surname, but he was a Czech who became the scourge of the Luftwaffe bombers operating from France and the Low Countries in 1942. Flying with the RAF's legendary No. 1 Squadron, his destruction of fifteen aircraft in only three months earned him the DFC twice in a mere forty-two days, and made him the RAF's ......
9781473891531

Coming Down in the Drink

The Survival of Bomber Pilot Goldfish, John Brennan DFC Author: Feast, Sean Code: 47203 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Hardback / 190 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 30/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of Flight Lieutenant John Brennan DFC, one of the last surviving members of the famed Goldfish Club to have seen service during the Second World War.
9781612004747

Bailout Over Normandy

A Flyboy's Adventures with the French Resistance and Other Escapades in Author: Fahrenwald, Ted Code: 47399 Price: AU $31.35 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 09/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The remarkable, swashbuckling memoir of a U.S. fighter pilot who bailed out of his burning P-51 Mustang two days after D-Day, joined up with local maquis resistance fighters, before trying to cross Normandy to reach the Allied armies. He was caught by the Wehrmacht but survived interrogation and later escaped.
9781780226651

Trenchard: Father of the Royal Air Force

The Biography Author: Miller, Russell Code: 47425 Price: AU $19.98 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date: 09/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The definitive biography of the father of the Royal Air Force.
9781472124173

I Had to Survive

How a Plane Crash in the Andes Helped Me to Save Lives Author: Canessa, Dr. Roberto Code: 47228 Price: AU $17.98 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 02/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping and heartrending recollection of the harrowing brink-of-death experience that propelled survivor Roberto Canessa to become one of the world's leading paediatric cardiologists.
9781473875326

Vickers VC10: An Icon of the Air

Boac, Boeing and a Jet Age Battle Author: Cole, Lance Code: 47235 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A new book charting the design and service history of the VC10 airliner, set within the wider commercial and political history of British airlines during the post-WWII period.
9781473866843

Camel Combat Ace

The Great War Flying Career of Edwin Swale CBE OBE DFC Author: Marsden, Barry M. Code: 47232 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Hardback / 100 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 28/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An enthralling biography of an overlooked Great War hero.
9781612004402

Three in Thirteen

The Story of a Mosquito Night Fighter Ace Author: Coughlin, Geoff Code: 47400 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 28/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The story of Joe Singleton, a Mosquito night fighter pilot in World War II, who shot down three German Junkers planes over Hull in 1944. Traces his journey from beginner to celebrated expert, and the early days of radar technology with which he learned to excel.
9780750970334

Avro

The History of an Aircraft Company in Photographs Author: Holmes, Harry Code: 47275 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 02/02/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of A.V. Roe and Company Ltd (Avro) begins in the very earliest years of aviation, only a few years after man's first powered flight. Alliot Verdon Roe was one of Britain's pioneer aviators and in 1910 he founded the company that bears his name. Famous for well-designed, reliable aeroplanes, Avro's greatest achievements were two bombers, ......
9781473895409

Bader's Last Fight

An in-Depth Investigation of a Great WWII Mystery Author: Saunders, Andy Code: 47207 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Paperback / 234 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date: 30/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Investigates the circumstances behind the shooting down of one of the most famous Allied fighter pilots of the Second World War.
9781473881693

Aces, Airmen and the Biggin Hill Wing

A Collective Memoir 1941 - 1942 Author: Tan, Jon Code: 47226 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 02/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Offers a fascinating snap-shot of daily life at RAF Biggin Hill during one of the most dynamic periods of its history.
9781476774855

Lucky 666

The Impossible Mission Author: Drury, Bob Code: 47208 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Undefined Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 01/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of ......
9780316339407

Indestructible

One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII Author: Bruning, John R. Code: 47266 Price: AU $44.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date: 27/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A remarkable, untold WWII story: INDESTRUCTIBLE is an against-all-odds tale of a renegade pilot consumed by his personal mission to rescue his family in time of war--and who happened to change its very course along the way.
9781473878020

Shot Down

The Secret Diary of One Pow's Long March to Freedom Author: Kerr, Alex Code: 47236 Price: AU $39.98 Format: Hardback / 199 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 12/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Offers a fascinating insight into life behind enemy lines. Alex kept a secret diary throughout the entire four-year span of his imprisonment as a Prisoner of War: as such, every aspect of life in a wartime prison is relayed, from the everyday to the truly extraordinary.
9780316464307

Indestructible (Large type)

One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII Author: Bruning, John R Code: 47267 Price: AU $47.14 Format: Hardback / 745 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date: 11/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In this remarkable WWII story by New York Times bestselling author John R. Bruning, a renegade American pilot fights against all odds to rescue his family--imprisoned by the Japanese--and revolutionizes modern warfare along the way. From the knife fights and smuggling runs of his youth to his fiery days as a pioneering naval aviator, ......
9780997285628

Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! Volume II

Author: Hall, Jerry Code: 46146 Price: AU $25.84 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 07/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Jerry Halls spiral into the Vortex continues with Volume II of Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! As a Forward Air Controller (FAC) in the Viet Nam War, Jerrys journey takes him from innocence and a profound sense of pride in wearing his uniform to the depths of despair, self-loathing, and grief. In Volume II, Jerry tells the story of his rapid ......

9781473882508

Night Hunter's Prey

The Lives and Deaths of an RAF Gunner and a Luftwaffe Pilot Author: Gordon, Iain Code: 47197 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 04/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Studies the short lives and parallel military flying careers of two combatants giving and interesting comparisons of serving in the RAF and Luftwaffe.
9780062564320

Sully: My Search for What Really Matters

Author: Sullenberger, Captain Chesley B, III Code: 46111 Price: AU $14.95 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 30/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. On January 15, ......

9781935186809

God Has Always Been My Co-Pilot

Author: Wells, MR James (Ars-USDA) Code: 46345 Price: AU $23.49 Format: Paperback / 164 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 02/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Jim Wells, a poor, God loving, Alabama farm boy dreamed of being a pilot. He rose successfully from transmission repair technician, to business owner, to instrument rated commercial pilot with more than 10,000 hours as a charter and air ambulance pilot doing things in airplanes that no one had ever done before. His memoir chronicles his ......
9781910690239

Oswald Boelcke

Germany's First Fighter Ace and Father of Air Combat Author: Head, R. G. Code: 40516 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback Publisher: GRUB Published date: 29/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Oswald Boelcke was Germany's first ace in World War One with a total of forty victories. His character, inspirational leadership, organisational genius, development of air-to-air tactics and impact on aerial doctrine are all reasons why Boelcke remains an important figure in the history of air warfare.
9781515958291

Boyd (CD MP3 Audiobook)

The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War Author: Coram, Robert Code: 40181 Price: AU $39.27 Format: Audio / 1183 mins Publisher: TANTOR MEDIA, INC Published date: 26/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Robert Coram finally brings to light the remarkable story of John Boyd, a man who polarized all who knew him, but who left a legacy that will influence the military-and all of America-for decades to come.
9781515908296

Boyd (CD Audio)

The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War Author: Coram, Robert Code: 40179 Price: AU $59.70 Format: Audio / 1183 mins Publisher: TANTOR MEDIA, INC Published date: 26/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Robert Coram finally brings to light the remarkable story of John Boyd, a man who polarized all who knew him, but who left a legacy that will influence the military-and all of America-for decades to come.
9780692744826

Remarkable Career of Jack Reeder

Author: Chambers, Mark Code: 46127 Price: AU $25.13 Format: Paperback / 254 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/07/2016 Availability: Sold Out
NACA/NASA Langley's John P. "Jack" Reeder, one of America's first engineering test pilots, test flew 235 types of aircraft/rotorcraft over a 42-year career. He was also the agency's first true helicopter pilot. His test piloting tally remains unsurpassed by no one in the world. Even more remarkable, Reeder remained humble despite his impressive ......
9780062375124

Hunter Killers

The Extraordinary Story of the First Wild Weasels, the Band of Maverick Author: Hampton, Dan Code: 39822 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW Published date: 14/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
At the height of the Cold War, America's most elite aviators bravely volunteered for a covert program aimed at eliminating an impossible new threat. Half never returned. All became legends. From New York Times bestselling author Dan Hampton comes one of the most extraordinary untold stories of aviation history. Vietnam, 1965: On July 24 a USAF ......
9781522696759

Adak (CD Audio MP3)

The Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586 Author: Jampoler, Andrew C A Code: 40194 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 600 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 12/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In the tradition of great tales of men against the sea, this story offers a compelling look at courage and commitment in the face of certain tragedy. It is a powerful blend of human drama and real-life naval operations, but unlike most books in the genre, its heroes are airmen not seamen, and most survived their ordeal. Published on the ......
9781522696612

Kimberly's Flight (CD Audio MP3)

The Story of Captain Kimberly Hampton, America's First Woman Combat Pilo Author: Hampton, Ann Code: 40193 Price: AU $15.70 Format: CD-Audio / 420 mins Publisher: THE LYONS PRESS Published date: 12/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
U.S. Army Captain Kimberly N. Hampton was living her dream: flying armed helicopters in combat and commanding D Troop, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry, the armed reconnaissance aviation squadron of the 82nd Airborne Division. An all-American girl from a small southern mill town, Kimberly was a top scholar, student body president, ROTC battalion ......
9781927755495

Life of Flight

One Pilot's Story, from Piper Cubs to 747s and Beyond Author: Gartshore, Robert "Bob" Code: 46344 Price: AU $21.99 Format: Paperback / 172 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 08/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Bob Gartshore's 44-year flying career spanned a period of rapid aviation development - from fabric-covered Piper Cubs to Boeing 747s. He logged more than 21,000 hours flying to six continents for the RCAF and three airlines. Bob was an instructor on numerous aircraft, Link Trainers and simulators. As captain, he progressed from the Harvard T-6, to ......
9781604521221

Trans World Airlines a Book of Memories

Author: Proctor, Jon Code: 46261 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Paperback / 282 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 08/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A history of TWA offered in a different and most unique format... through the eyewitness experiences of its flight crews and ground workers, as well as friends of the company who share their reminiscences.

TWA was a pioneer and an important domestic and international airline that played prominently in developing commercial aviation. This book ......
9781467116992

Boeing

Author: Fredrickson, John Code: 40120 Price: AU $39.27 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: ARCADIA Published date: 04/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
In 1916, an airplane company was established in the previous Heath shipyard along the Duwamish River, situated a short distance south of Seattle s Elliott Bay. Work on the first two airplanes was already well underway as the articles of incorporation for Pacific Aero Products Company established three Seattle residents as the principals, William ......
9781612003528

Pathfinder Pioneer

The Memoir of a Lead Bomber Pilot in World War II Author: Brim, Colonel Raymond E. Code: 40288 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 312 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date: 23/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A revealing look at how ordinary citizens were plucked from the hardscrabble 1930s and hurriedly turned into flyers-young men then pitted against each other in deadly machines miles above the ground in Europe. Ray Brim led the way for thousands of his compatriots in the type of "total war" in the skies that we will never see again ...
9780993415234

Ruddy Awful Waste

Eric Lock, DSO, DFC & Bar. The Brief Life of a Battle of Britain Ace Author: Bradbury, Mike Code: 39953 Price: AU $90.00 Format: Hardback / 296 pages Publisher: FIGHTING HIGH Published date: 23/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The full story of the Battle of Britain's highest scoring RAF ace, told for the first time. It reveals the man behind the legend, uncovers his legacy, dispels myths, and analyses open questions. This is the definitive account of the short life of this very brave young man, and cements his place as one of Britain's true national heroes.
9781445654140

Spitfire Pilot's Story

Pat Hughes Battle of Britain Top Gun Author: Newton, Dennis Code: 40104 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 15/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A family-authorised biography of Pat Hughes, one of the top-scoring aces of the Battle of Britain.
9781530798797

Dji Phantom 3 Standard

Basic Reference Author: Keast, Greg Code: 40207 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 122 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 13/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This booklet is written for beginning pilots who are interested in flying the DJI Phantom 3, Standard Model and serves to supplement the DJI manual, not replace it. It takes an in-depth look at the DJI GO app, offers many useful tips, and can save you time, money, and headaches. The information in the booklet is current as of June 2016 and is ......
9781447227205

Kamikaze Hunters

The Men Who Fought for the Pacific, 1945 Author: Iredale, Will Code: 40114 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 456 pages Publisher: PAN BOOKS Published date: 19/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. In May 1945, with victory in Europe established, the war was all but over. But on the other side of the world, the Allies were still engaged in a bitter struggle to control the Pacific. And it was then that the Japanese unleashed a terrible new form of warfare: the suicide pilots, or Kamikaze. Drawing on ......
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